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Entergy, Diamond Offshore Wind to evaluate Gulf’s potential

Entergy Louisiana, Entergy New Orleans and Diamond Offshore Wind announced last week that they're jointly evaluating the potential development of wind power generation in...

Gulf fabricators embrace offshore wind, but won’t ditch rigs

Welders and machinists from Louisiana and Texas are building the nation’s first offshore wind supply vessels and turbine installation ships, and are expected to...

Vito, Shell’s new offshore platform, will make money at almost any oil price

Nicknamed Vito, Shell's new multibillion-dollar offshore oil platform is set to launch off the coast of Louisiana in June. Its costs have been cut...

Edison Chouest builds first wind farm service vessel in Cut Off

Ørsted and Eversource along with Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) have announced the building of the first Jones Act-qualified wind farm service operations vessel (SOV) in the U.S. has...

Offshore wind in Gulf could create 17,500 jobs

The economic outlook for offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Mexico is getting rosier, with as many as 17,500 jobs likely to be...
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Bollinger to fabricate pontoon launcher for nuclear submarines

Lockport-based Bollinger Shipyards announced last week that it received an order from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of the U.S. Navy’s new Columbia-class...

As wind farm popularity grows, safety risk is unclear

Last fall, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a new initiative intended to make Louisiana a leader in harnessing wind power. But it remains to be...

Bollinger Shipyards completes latest series of Coast Guard cutters

Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport delivered the final ship in a series of Coast Guard cutters last week, reports Houma Today. The Clarence Sutphin is the...

Bollinger Shipyards sites re-open after Hurricane Ida

Bollinger Shipyards sites in Port Fourchon, Larose, Lockport and Houma suffered significant damage from Hurricane Ida, but are all now back up and running,...

BOEM assessing interest in Gulf wind leases

The Biden Administration has ambitious plans to expand offshore wind to the Gulf of Mexico—and those plans are beginning to take shape, reports The...

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